The Associate Degree Program in Nursing (ADN) is a four semester program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). It is designed to prepare qualified individuals to practice nursing in entry-level positions. Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded an Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Opportunities are provided for advance placement, transfer and challenge exam credit.
Thank you for your interest in the Napa Valley College
Associate Degree Nursing Program.
The Napa Valley College Associate Degree Nursing Program has been updating their curriculum to meet current changes in healthcare policy. Changes will be as follows:
Acceptance will be on a first come, first served (by time and date) basis for complete applications, to a maximum class of 40 total students.
- The application will be posted on May 1, 2017.
- Applications will be accepted June 1-16, 2017, starting at 9:00am BY MAIL ONLY!!! Mail should be time stamped (or request a receipt from the mailing service with the time indicated, that you then include in your application mailing envelope).
- Applications will also be accepted in person between June 12-16, 2017 ONLY. (no camping or overnight lines)
- Please review requirements carefully by clicking here for the ADN program information sheet.
Janice Ankenmann, RN, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C
Director of Nursing
The Associates Degree in Nursing Program is accredited by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. The mailing address and contact number is:
Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
Additional information regarding accreditation, including the process to file complaints, can be found at: www.rn.ca.gov
Marijuana (cannabis) is now legal in California.
But at Napa Valley College:
You cannot possess it on the campus.
You cannot smoke or vape it on the campus.
You cannot eat or have "edibles" on the campus.
You could be subject to discipline for having or using it on the campus.
This applies to both staff and students and includes medical marijuana use.
Napa Valley College does not tolerate harassment based on race, color, or national origin, including status as a non-native English speaker. The college encourages any student who believes he or she has been subjected to such harassment to report the harassment to the college’s Executive Director of Human Resources, Charo Albarran. In addition, college employees are obligated to report alleged, suspected or known harassment to the Executive Director of Human Resources, Charo Albarran. Reports may be submitted to Charo Albarran in Room 1544. She may also be reached by phone at 256-7105. Reports must be filed within one year of the date of the alleged unlawful discrimination or within one year of the date on which the complainant knew or should have known the facts underlying the allegation of unlawful discrimination. The college will conduct a prompt investigation of any reports of harassment.
Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Charo Albarran, Executive Director of Human Resources, Napa Valley College (Phone: 707-256-7105). The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).